Delhi - Agra - Fatehpur Sikri - Jaipur - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur - UdaipurDay 01 / Arrival Delhi
Welcome to capital of India! arrive Delhi, meet assist at the airport by our tour representative & then transfer to hotel. Overnight stay in Delhi hotel.
Day 02 / Delhi
After a leisurely breakfast proceed for sightseeing tour of Old & New Delhi where ornate buildings recall the days when India was the Jewel in the crown of the British empire. Visit the Red Fort, Raj Ghat, 11th century Qutab Minar ,India Gate and the grand government buildings, the President’s House, also visit Laxmi Narayan temple popularly known as Birla Temple. Overnight stay in Delhi hotel.
Day 03 / Delhi - Agra
Leave for Agra (the city made famous by Taj Mahal) on a 6-hour journey, after breakfast at the hotel. On arrival in Agra, check in at the hotel and unwind in the comforts of your room. After lunch, move for a sightseeing tour of Agra. Visit the Taj Mahal - A white marble Tomb building 1631 - 1648 in Agra, seat of the Mughal Empire by Shah Jahan for his wife, Arjuman Banu Begum, the monument sums up many of the formal themes that have played through Islamic architecture. Its refined elegance is a conspicuous contrast both to the Hindu architecture of pre – Islamic India, with its thick walls, corbelled arches and heavy lintels and to the Indo Islamic styles, in which Hindu elements are combined with an electric assortment of motifs from Persian and Turkish sources. The Agra fort – situated on the banks of Yamuna river, north west of the Taj Mahal, this majestic fort was started by the Emperor Akbar and it developed as a strong hold of the Mughal Empire, under successive generations. This majestic fortness of red sandstone encompasses with in its 2.5 km long endosure walls, the imperial city of the Mughal rulers. It comprises many visionary palaces, such as the Jahagir Palace and the Khas Mahal, built by Shah Jahan, audience halls such as the Dewan I Khas and two very beautiful mosques. Evening free to explore the Agra’s rich heritage of handicrafts in its markets. Overnight stay in Agra hotel.
Leave for Jaipur in the morning after breakfast at the hotel. En route, visit the ruined fort city of Fatehpur Sikri. Built in red sandstone, the palaces, mosque and shrine of Saint Salim Chisti at Fatehpur Sikri speak of the saga that marked the rise and fall of Akbar, Mughal Emperor. On arrival in Jaipur, check in at the hotel and relax for the day. Explore the colorful ancient markets of the city in the evening or enjoy the hotel facilities. Overnight stay in Jaipur hotel.
Day 05 / Jaipur - Jaisalmer (Palace on Wheels)
After relaxed breakfast in the hotel, move for a half day sightseeing tour of Jaipur city. Visit Amber Fort, City Palace and Museum, Jantar Mantar Observatory, Hawa Mahal, and Birla Temple and revel in Rajasthan's desert landscape and grandeur that has inspired many romances over the centuries. Transfer to the railway station to board the Palace on Wheels, one of the finest luxury trains in India and the world. Enjoy the stately treatment at the bar, restaurants, and spa on your overnight journey to Jaisalmer.
After breakfast aboard the luxury train, move for a sightseeing tour of the city. Visit the grand Jaisalmer Fort built in golden sandstone and study the ease with which this colossal structure blends in with the dominant Thar Desert landscape. The afternoon is reserved for camel safaris to Sam sand dunes, sand-surfing, sunset viewing, cultural performances, and shopping at the traditional markets of Jaisalmer. Return to the luxurious comforts of Palace on Wheels for dinner and overnight journey to Jodhpur.
Day 07 / Jodhpur - Sawai Madhopur (Palace on Wheels)
After breakfast aboard the luxury train, move for a half day sightseeing tour of the city. Visit Mehrangarh Fort, Moti Mahal, Sheesh Mahal, Phool Mahal, Sileh Khana and Daulat Khana, Jaswant Thada, Umaid Bhavan Palace, and a group of white marble cenotaphs of royal origin in the afternoon. Return to the Palace on Wheels for lunch and journey to Sawai Madhopur, gateway to Ranthambore National Park. Evening tea and overnight stay on the luxurious Palace on Wheels.
Go on a jungle safari to Ranthambore National Park after breakfast aboard the luxury train. The open-top jeeps afford you a panoramic view of the game at its best. Catch the birds and animals in action on an elephant safari. You can also trek to the Ranthambore Fort within the national park premises. Return to the Palace on Wheels for dinner and overnight journey to Chittaurgarh.
Day 09 / Chittaurgarh - Udaipur
On arrival in the morning, move for a sightseeing tour of Chittaurgarh after breakfast aboard the train. Visit the legendary Chittaurgarh Fort that has seen the rise and fall of Rajputs and Mughal Empires. Post lunch board a luxury coach to Udaipur. On arrival, check in at the hotel and relax for the day. Enjoy the hotel facilities and dinner on your overnight stay at the hotel in Udaipur.
After breakfast at the hotel, proceed for a sightseeing tour of the four centuries old Udaipur, famously known as 'the city of lakes'. Visit the City Palace, Lake Pichola and Jagdish Temple. Return to the hotel for an overnight stay in Udaipur.
Day 11 / Udaipur
After breakfast at the hotel, the day is free for you to explore the famed city your style or relax at the hotel. Walks to the colorful Udaipur bazaars, boat cruises and other water activities at the picturesque Lake Pichola, and shopping at Shilpgram crafts village for souvenirs are highly recommended activities to indulge in, while in Udaipur. Return to the hotel for an overnight stay in Udaipur.
Delhi After breakfast at the hotel, transfer to the airport to board the flight to Delhi. On arrival, check in at the hotel and relax. Indulge in a last-minute shopping spree in the bustling Delhi markets or catch-up on the sightseeing. Leave for the airport in the evening to board your flight back home or to your onward destination.